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Guided Cave Tour

The standard guided cave tour is the Owenbrean River -Walking Cave Tour.

Explore this underworld labyrinth as you trace the journey of the Owenbrean River and discover its energy as the waters gurgle and splash venturing deeper into the black abyss. Enlighten your senses as you smell, hear and feel this active living cave around you!  This exciting tour follows the Yorkshire Ramblers exploratory route of 1935 past hidden tunnels, still pools, delicate formations and stunning reflections.

Duration: 60-75mins minutes *
Fitness: Average fitness
154 on exit of show cave 
1.5 km Walking Tour (mixture of concrete path, boardwalk and  stepped sections)

*Underground water levels permitting your ticket will be automatically upgraded complementary to the Martel Tour. Your upgrade includes a short subterranean boat trip this tour is 75-minutes in duration.

We advise you to book your guided cave tour tickets in advance to avoid dissapointment during peak periods when we could be fully booked. 

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  • Booking Information

    Marble Arch Caves tours are scheduled throughout the day.  All tours are guided and you can guarantee your entry with a time slot. Tours begin at the Visitor Centre and you are required to register your arrival 30 minutes prior to your tour  start time.

    Cave Tour tickets can be purchased online through the booking system up until the day before the tour date. We advise you to book your guided cave tour tickets in advance to avoid dissapointment during peak periods when we could be fully booked. 

  • What To Wear

    The temperature in the show cave is approximately 10 degrees all year round. We suggest that visitors wear flat comfortable footwear and bring an extra layer (warm jumper, fleece)

  • Covid-19

    Guidance suggests face coverings  should be worn (over 13yrs old)  within the Marble Arch Caves Visitor Centre. For more information please visit the  Marble Arch Caves  Covid-19 Guidance.

    Due to COVID-19 we are offering a ticket cancellation option. We understand that with Covid-19 people, may need to cancel their booking with us last minute due to testing positive, self-isolating or developing symptoms. We ask that customers contact our Customer Service Team as soon as possible to notify them via +44 (0) 28 66321815 or emailing and we shall organise a refund that will be processed within 5-10 working days from your contact date.

    Please note: Tickets will not be refunded if you do not show up for your tour or arrive late for your tour time slot.

  • Going Underground

    The Marble Arch Caves are one of the most active river cave system in Ireland and the UK, the cave is formed from three rivers draining off the Northern slopes of Cuilcagh Mountain. The cave system is 7.1miles/11km long with over 1mile/1.5km developed into a show cave. Carefully constructed paths enables you to comfortably traverse the Marble Arch Caves whilst discrete lighting displays the cave features and delicate cave formations to their best.

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Duration: 60 minutes *
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Ability Level: Average fitness
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